Postgraduate by research

Scholarships for postgraduate by research students committed to pursuing innovative and relevant research.

All interest areas

Scholarships available to all interest areas. 

  • Chile Bicentennial Research Scholarship For Chilean research students; worth tuition, travel and study allowance; applications now open.
  • Clare Burton Scholarship For postgraduate coursework or research degree students undertaking research in gender equity; worth $10,000 over 12 to 18 months; applications close Friday 20 October 2017.
  • Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships For international students, worth up to $263,500; applications now open.
  • Higher Degree by Research Publications Grant (HDRPG) For research students to financially assist to write publications after thesis/project submission; worth $30,000 annum pro rata.
  • Higher Degree by Research Travel Grant (HDRTG) For research candidates travelling to complete fieldwork, research-related activities, conferences and workshops; funding available up to $2000. Application periods apply.
  • Indigenous Learning Technology Grant For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander postgraduate students; worth $1000; applications now open.
  • International Tuition Fee Scholarships RMIT has two international tuition fee scholarships that are available. These are the RTP International Fee Offset Scholarship (RIFOS) and the RMIT Research International Tuition Fee Scholarship (RRITFS). Both RIFOS and RRITFS scholarships provide tuition fees for a period of 3 years.
  • PhD Scholarship in Urban Futures Social Inequities For a PhD candidate preferably with a post-graduate degree in public health, epidemiology, or health geography; worth $30,000 per annum; applications close Wednesday 28 February 2018, or when a candidate is selected.
  • Research Stipend Scholarships RMIT has two stipend scholarships available - the RTP Stipend Scholarship (RSS) and the RMIT Research Stipend Scholarship (RRSS). These scholarships provide a stipend of $30,000 per annum pro rata for full-time study, subject to indexation annually, and other allowances and benefits.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship (VCPS) For local and international doctoral research candidates; a stipend of $41,150 and an additional $5,000 research support allowance of per annum and other allowances and leave provisions.
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  • PhD Scholarship in Law For outstanding international applicants wishing to pursue an academic career with a particular focus on research and publication in an area of law; applications close 10 November 2017.
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